four countries, including in ones where barack obama reluctantly or very jubilantly supported the revolution, is a real foreign policy debate republicans are trying to have. to some extent, where they are leaning, who lost egypt, who lost libya, and the problem, it will only go so far. neither party will advocate for american intervention, because that's so unpopular right now. >> rick, if you look at the polls, southeast especially since both conventions, especially since democratic convention there, is clearly a bounce for obama polls that nbc news and "wall street journal" came out today. three critical battleground states. in ohio, obama 50%, romney, 43%. look at this. virginia, 49% for obama. 44% for romney. that's florida. but same in virginia. 49/44. three battleground states.